Gingerbread Scones with Lemon Breakfast Cream

"Perfect on a cold winter morning."
 
Gingerbread Scones with Lemon Breakfast Cream created by Bayhill
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  • To prepare Scones: Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Reserve 1 teaspoon of sugar.
  • In a large bowl, combine remaining sugar with flour, oatmeal, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, if used, and cloves, mixing well.
  • Cut in margarine until crumbly.
  • In a small bowl, combine milk, currants, egg whites and molasses.
  • Add to dry ingredients and mix just until moistened.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead gently 5 to 10 times.
  • Pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness.
  • Cut with 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped or round biscuit cutter.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle tops with reserved 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with Lemon Breakfast Cream.
  • To make Lemon Breakfast Cream: Place cheese and lemonade concentrate in blender container or the bowl of a food processor.
  • Cover and blend on high speed or process until smooth.
  • Serve with warm scones.
  • For a thinner consistency to Lemon Breakfast Cream, add 1/2 cup low-fat lemon yogurt.
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  1. Glori-B
    My DH who had lived in Scotland for several years, RAVED about these!! I made them exactly as written. It surprised me how quick and easy they were to do; and the lemon cream really highlights the flavor of these spicy scones. I think we found a new favorite. Thank you Bliss!
     
  2. Bayhill
    Gingerbread Scones with Lemon Breakfast Cream Created by Bayhill
  3. Bayhill
    These were delicious scones! They had just the right amount of spice and weren't too sweet. I didn't add the raisin/currants because I didn't have them. Also, I patted the dough into a circle and cut into 8 wedges. We like a little sweeter spread, so I added a little bit of powdered sugar to the lemon cream to cut some of the tartness. My family loved these scones and gave them 2 big thumbs up. Thank you Bliss for sharing this wonderful recipe...it is definitely a keeper! I'm glad that I chose to make this for Fall '06 PAC
     
  4. Bliss
    Perfect on a cold winter morning.
     
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